Thanks to the generosity of our community last year we gave out the equivalent of 220,794 meals to people in need. 

We accept donations of most dried, fresh and tinned foods as long as they are unopened and in date. If you want to discuss a donation of surplus stock from your business, please contact [email protected]

Current shortages

Our most needed items are below 

Please note these are examples. We need all varieties of meat meal such as chilli, curry, stew etc. We need  both meat and fish paste. 

Download a shortages poster here

Latest donation updates

  • We are in need of men's winter coats. (we have enough ladies coats at present)
  • Read our news article, about why we need certain items Why do you ask for certain items
  • Sanitary wear - we have a huge stock of these items at present. Please choose other items to donate. 
  • Baby milk - We are no longer accepting baby milk. This is following guidance about the negative impact of infants having different baby milk. 

For a full list of items that we do and don't take

Where can I donate my items?

Donations of food and goods should be taken to our warehouse in Lockwood during opening hours. If this is not suitable, you can take your items to any one of the listed collection points below. 

Location of drop off point Comments                   
Sainsbury’s Shorehead, Southgate, HuddersfieldBlue wheelie bins behind the checkout
Tesco, Viaduct Street, HuddersfieldBasket behind the checkout
ASDA , Bradford Road HuddersfieldTrolley point by green token selection
Morrisons, Penistone Road, HuddersfieldBlue wheelie bin at either entrance
The Co-operative , Station Road, ShepleyFood bank basket 
The Co-operative, Lane Head Road, ShepleyFood bank basket 
Wooldale Cooperative, 50-52 Holmfirth Road, WooldaleFood bank basket 
Morrisons, Station Street, Meltham, Huddersfield HD9 5QRBlue wheelie bin at entrance 
St Andrews Motor Company, Leeds Road, HuddersfieldBlue wheelie bin in the showroom

If you would like to host a collection point on behalf of The Welcome Centre please get in touch [email protected]

The Welcome Centre (Huddersfield) is registered in England and Wales under charity number 1151282 and company number 8428517. We are based at 15 Lord Street, Huddersfield HD1 1QB. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website.
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